Vijay Mallya was arrested in London by Scotland Yard, and produced at a magistrate court. Mallya had no inkling that his arrest was imminent – hours before he was picked, Mallya was happily tweeting about the Bahrain Grand Prix. But Twitter was quick to react to his arrest.
Many people joked that given his team RCB’s performance, he really wouldn’t want to be back.
Virat Kohli's reaction after he heard about Vijay Mallya's arrest in London. pic.twitter.com/h1lbEfWp16
— Krishna (@Atheist_Krishna) April 18, 2017
— Gaurav sharma (@TheMountainBoy_) April 18, 2017
Such a bad time to return to India…. #VijayMallya will feel more ashamed of owning RCB than owning that debt!
— Drunk BATMAN (@Caped_Humor) April 18, 2017
Some people felt that the banks – to whom he owes over Rs. 9,000 crore – would have mixed reactions to his arrival.
Indian Bankers waiting for Vijay Mallya !!!!!! pic.twitter.com/HUa4eAHXiR
— Dhaval Patel (@dhaval241086) April 18, 2017
Vijay Mallya arrested in London; may soon be extradited to India.
SBI right now : pic.twitter.com/Ffr5RhOsAq
— SAGAR (@sagarcasm) April 18, 2017
Given recent events, it’s not only Mallya who needed to be worried.
— Monica (@monicas004) April 18, 2017
And the conspiracy theories began pretty quickly.
According to sources Mallya surrendered himself after hearing the Radio advertisement that Kejriwal will turn Delhi into London.
— TheFrustratedIndian (@FrustIndian) April 18, 2017
People had begun wondering what his incarceration would be like.
— Humor Ministry (@HumorMinistry) April 18, 2017
And some felt that with this arrest, the Modi government had fulfilled a long-held promise.
Mallya was King of good times (acche din). Modi government has finally captured acche din.
— Rahul Raj (@bhak_sala) April 18, 2017